Ego-Dystonic Heterosexuality

Michael W. Ross

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This study reports a case of heterosexual male who was not psychotic and expressed a which for a homosexual orientation. The psychodynamics of this patient are discussed, and the classification of ego-dystonic states discussed. It is concluded that DSM-II diagnoses should reflect underlying psychological disorders rather than sexual orientation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-11
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Homosexuality
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


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